About us

We associate ourselves with the best calibres in the market. MGM Financial & Banking Consultants is chaired by Gamal Moharam , who manages a diverse and creative group of professionals with relevant wide spectrum management experience acquired through working with various local and international financial institutions as well as global companies; general management, credit analysts, risk management, operational, turnaround and restructuring professionals.

We combine top executives each with over 30 years of experience in banking and global companies with young creative professionals applying an offbeat "think-out-of-the-box" management approach.

MGM has well established strategic alliances with legal and tax consultants as well as reputable consulting engineering houses.We enjoy an effective and unparalleled network with local and regional financial institutions in addition to selected strategic investors in various sectors.Our team and our strategic alliances strictly abide by the highest corporate governance standards and business ethics.

Management Team

M.Gamal Moharam (Jimmy) is the Founder and Chairman of MGM Financial & Banking Consultants; an Egyptian joint stock company incepted in 1984. He is also the Chairman of ServFund, an MGM affiliate which is the largest fund Administration Company in Egypt; EGP 9 billion Assets Under Administration (AUA). Mr.Moharam is the founder and the honorary chairman of Cairo Factors, the fourth company in Egypt to carry on factoring activities. Moharam holds several non-executive positions including: the non-executive Country Head for AL-Futtaim Group in Egypt, non-executive Chairman of AICT (Hutchison Port) Egypt, Board Member of SAIB BANK, Eastern Tobacco, Smart Village and Beltone Financial Holdings. He graduated from Cairo University in 1974, Moharam’s work experience focused on the banking industry, starting as Credit & Marketing Officer of Citibank, to Assistant Vice President of Fleet National Bank and Chief Representative of BNY Mellon in Cairo from (1987–2002), up to his position as Chairman and CEO of Egyptian Commercial Bank (2002-2005) and Chairman and CEO of Piraeus Bank from (2005-2008). Moharam’s activities extend to business chambers and federations, serving as President of American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, Board Member Education for Employment Foundation, and President of the Egyptian Factoring Association.

Mr. Tarek M El Sharkawy joined the Bank of New York Mellon rep office since it launched in Cairo up until 2002. He has taken on a variety of roles until being responsible for the customer service and Operations Management department in the Middle East. Mr. Tarek also established an Egyptian Joint Stock Company in 2002 with CSC for the credit card services. For ten years, Mr. Tarek was entrusted with the responsibility of the presidency of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director of the company, where the company's primary purpose is to serve the Egyptian banks in dealing with Master Card and Visa International’s Company. El Sharkawy currently holds the position of Vice Chairman of MGM Financial and Banking Consultants and is also Chairman of Cairo Factors.

Mr. Rafik Salib led financial advisory services for the past 10 years with particular focus on the small & medium-cap sector. He successfully completed multiple investment banking transactions, corporate restructuring, debt and equity finance with combined value exceeding EGP3 billion. Salib combines comprehensive operational and investment expertise with knowledge and skills acquired over 30 years of diverse global business exposure throughout Egypt, the GCC, Canada, East & North Africa - Expertise spans through corporate sales & marketing, direct private equity investment, turnaround management and regional business development in EverReady batteries, Alexandria Chocolate & Confectionery Company, and Philip Morris.

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